Living and Learning in SAY Village
Residents of NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Living and Learning Village help local elementary, middle and high schoolers tackle bullying, self-esteem and academic obstacles while building friendships and life skills of their own in historic Syme Hall.
Friday Institute Selects 2018 Graduate Student Fellows
The Friday Institute has announced its 2018 Graduate Student Fellows, which includes two Ph.D. students in the NC State College of Education. In all, there are three new Friday Institute Graduate Fellows who are dedicating time to providing access to education for all students, protecting people impacted by hazardous weather or improving the educational experiences of all learners. Each fellow will receive $2,000 to support their research.
Lighting a Fire for Diversity and Young Adult Literature through Project LIT
How one book club at Davis Drive Middle School in Wake County is helping students from all cultures feel valued while preparing future educators from NC State College of Education to create classrooms that value diversity and inclusion.
Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Begins Fulbright Research in Romania
Associate Professor Margareta Thomson marked the beginning of her U.S. Core Fulbright year by presenting her research project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High-Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” with education faculty, K-12 teachers and nonformal educators throughout Romania.
Manfra to Share How to Tackle Fake News in the Classroom in Upcoming Webinar
NC State Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra will share ways teachers can equip their students to be media literate in the current era of misinformation and fake news in a professional development webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25.
N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant
Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge.
Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Recognized in Thank a Teacher Program
NC State's Office of Faculty Development has named DeLeon Gray, an associate professor of educational psychology, one of the recipients of this year's Thank a Teacher award, which recognizes faculty's commitment to holistic student success. The Provost's Office recently talked with Gray about the honor -- and the doctoral student, Ashley Atkinson, who nominated him for the recognition.
With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history.
Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators
Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development.
Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math
A new collaboration between Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms.